Period
to 25 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 50 51
Rank change year-on-year -53 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 642 2,971 3,741
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.20% 5.33% 5.43%
As % of the General category 6.58% 11.07% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 555 2,379 2,890
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -4.76%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9,762 26,829 34,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.63% 48.09% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7,948 21,072 27,150
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +2.94%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in London.

Salary trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in London over the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 6 months to 25 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -37 126 £71,250 +9.62% 35
West London -17 34 £75,000 +25.00% 16
South London +26 12 £70,000 +38.61% 3
East London +30 11 £35,000 -50.00% 5
North London +16 7 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2020, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 221 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (32.55%) Finance
3 185 (28.82%) E-Commerce
4 157 (24.45%) JavaScript
5 116 (18.07%) SQL
6 101 (15.73%) Azure
7 100 (15.58%) Java
8 91 (14.17%) AWS
9 86 (13.40%) Node.js
10 82 (12.77%) React
11 81 (12.62%) DevOps
11 81 (12.62%) Python
11 81 (12.62%) Degree
12 75 (11.68%) Banking
13 74 (11.53%) Scrum
14 67 (10.44%) Microsoft
15 64 (9.97%) User Experience
15 64 (9.97%) Analytics
16 61 (9.50%) Kubernetes
17 60 (9.35%) Docker
18 59 (9.19%) Terraform
19 58 (9.03%) SaaS
19 58 (9.03%) TDD
20 55 (8.57%) Software Engineering
21 54 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
22 51 (7.94%) HTML
22 51 (7.94%) Manufacturing
23 48 (7.48%) BDD
24 47 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
24 47 (7.32%) Microservices

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (3.27%) Apache Spark
2 11 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (1.56%) CMS
3 10 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.25%) Confluence
5 6 (0.93%) Apache
6 4 (0.62%) nginx
7 3 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.47%) Luigi
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Fuse
7 3 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.31%) SAS
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.31%) Tornado
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.47%) Sketch
6 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.31%) InVision
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.65%) Magento
3 13 (2.02%) Distributed Ledger
4 11 (1.71%) SAP Business One
5 10 (1.56%) R3 Corda
6 7 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.93%) Shopify
8 5 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.62%) Endur
9 4 (0.62%) Findur
10 3 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.47%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
12 1 (0.16%) Epicor Tropos
12 1 (0.16%) Finacle
12 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
12 1 (0.16%) Relativity
12 1 (0.16%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 101 (15.73%) Azure
2 91 (14.17%) AWS
3 58 (9.03%) SaaS
4 37 (5.76%) GCP
5 30 (4.67%) Office 365
5 30 (4.67%) Serverless
6 25 (3.89%) Dynamics 365
7 23 (3.58%) Power Platform
8 17 (2.65%) PowerApps
9 14 (2.18%) iPaaS
10 13 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (1.71%) Firebase
11 11 (1.71%) Google Sheets
12 8 (1.25%) GitHub
13 7 (1.09%) Azure Functions
13 7 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (1.09%) IaaS
14 6 (0.93%) PaaS
14 6 (0.93%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.18%) Firewall
2 12 (1.87%) Internet
3 9 (1.40%) Wireless
4 7 (1.09%) 5G
5 5 (0.78%) Network Security
5 5 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.62%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.62%) VoIP
6 4 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.47%) DNS
7 3 (0.47%) LAN
7 3 (0.47%) Skype
7 3 (0.47%) WAN
8 2 (0.31%) FTP
8 2 (0.31%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.31%) VPN
9 1 (0.16%) HTTP
9 1 (0.16%) Intranet
9 1 (0.16%) MPLS
9 1 (0.16%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.58%) Big Data
2 23 (3.58%) Power BI
3 21 (3.27%) MongoDB
4 18 (2.80%) NoSQL
4 18 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 17 (2.65%) Hadoop
5 17 (2.65%) MySQL
6 15 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.18%) Looker
8 13 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.56%) BigQuery
9 10 (1.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 10 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.40%) Data Lake
11 8 (1.25%) Impala
12 7 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (1.09%) Blockchain
12 7 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (4.83%) Git (software)
1 31 (4.83%) Mocha
2 27 (4.21%) Jasmine
3 24 (3.74%) JIRA
4 21 (3.27%) webpack
5 17 (2.65%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.18%) Maven
7 11 (1.71%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.71%) IntelliJ
8 9 (1.40%) Selenium
9 8 (1.25%) Gradle
9 8 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
9 8 (1.25%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.09%) Android Studio
11 6 (0.93%) Appium
11 6 (0.93%) Calabash
11 6 (0.93%) JUnit
11 6 (0.93%) Xcode
12 4 (0.62%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.62%) Zephyr
General
1 209 (32.55%) Finance
2 75 (11.68%) Banking
3 51 (7.94%) Manufacturing
4 45 (7.01%) Marketing
5 31 (4.83%) Telecoms
6 24 (3.74%) Public Sector
7 16 (2.49%) Automotive
7 16 (2.49%) Legal
8 13 (2.02%) Digital Economy
9 12 (1.87%) Advertising
9 12 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.87%) Law
9 12 (1.87%) Private Banking
9 12 (1.87%) Wholesale Banking
10 11 (1.71%) Publishing
11 8 (1.25%) German Language
11 8 (1.25%) Police
11 8 (1.25%) Retail Banking
12 7 (1.09%) French Language
13 6 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 195 (30.37%) Developer
2 55 (8.57%) Analyst
3 38 (5.92%) Consultant
3 38 (5.92%) JavaScript Developer
4 36 (5.61%) Java Developer
5 35 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 35 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 29 (4.52%) Architect
7 28 (4.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 26 (4.05%) Senior Developer
9 23 (3.58%) E-Commerce Developer
10 19 (2.96%) Business Analyst
11 18 (2.80%) Designer
12 16 (2.49%) Functional Consultant
12 16 (2.49%) Microsoft Consultant
12 16 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (2.34%) Node.js Developer
13 15 (2.34%) Project Manager
14 14 (2.18%) Data Engineer
14 14 (2.18%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (13.40%) Node.js
2 82 (12.77%) React
3 51 (7.94%) HTML
4 47 (7.32%) .NET
4 47 (7.32%) CSS
5 36 (5.61%) AngularJS
6 34 (5.30%) Redux
7 29 (4.52%) Spring
8 28 (4.36%) Jest
9 27 (4.21%) Web Services
10 26 (4.05%) Enzyme
11 24 (3.74%) RESTful
12 21 (3.27%) REST
13 16 (2.49%) HTML5
13 16 (2.49%) Spring Boot
14 15 (2.34%) ASP.NET
14 15 (2.34%) Express
15 14 (2.18%) CSS3
16 13 (2.02%) Vue.js
17 12 (1.87%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.97%) User Experience
2 47 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.85%) Mobile App
4 39 (6.07%) FMCG
5 24 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (2.80%) Algorithms
7 17 (2.65%) Cloud Native
8 15 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (1.71%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.56%) EPoS
11 9 (1.40%) Contract for Difference
11 9 (1.40%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.25%) Social Media
13 7 (1.09%) Blog
13 7 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.93%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.93%) Life Science
14 6 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (4.67%) Linux
2 23 (3.58%) Android
3 22 (3.43%) Windows
4 18 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.56%) Unix
6 5 (0.78%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.62%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Debian
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) VMS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (28.82%) E-Commerce
3 81 (12.62%) DevOps
4 74 (11.53%) Scrum
5 64 (9.97%) Analytics
6 58 (9.03%) TDD
7 55 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 54 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
9 48 (7.48%) BDD
10 47 (7.32%) Microservices
11 46 (7.17%) Computer Science
12 43 (6.70%) Project Management
13 40 (6.23%) Front End Development
14 39 (6.07%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (5.76%) Mentoring
15 37 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 36 (5.61%) Coaching
17 35 (5.45%) Machine Learning
18 34 (5.30%) SDLC
19 33 (5.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 157 (24.45%) JavaScript
2 116 (18.07%) SQL
3 100 (15.58%) Java
4 81 (12.62%) Python
5 33 (5.14%) C#
6 23 (3.58%) PHP
7 22 (3.43%) Kotlin
7 22 (3.43%) TypeScript
8 16 (2.49%) Bash Shell
9 15 (2.34%) Scala
10 14 (2.18%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.18%) Ruby
11 12 (1.87%) C++
12 11 (1.71%) ES6
13 10 (1.56%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.25%) Java 8
15 7 (1.09%) Go
15 7 (1.09%) R
16 5 (0.78%) Perl
16 5 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (12.62%) Degree
2 20 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.93%) CCNA
5 6 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.93%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.78%) CCNP
6 5 (0.78%) MCSE
7 4 (0.62%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.62%) CCSA
7 4 (0.62%) CISSP
7 4 (0.62%) MBA
7 4 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.47%) ISEB
8 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.47%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.83%) QA
2 10 (1.56%) NIST
3 9 (1.40%) GDPR
4 7 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.47%) COBIT
6 3 (0.47%) EMIR
6 3 (0.47%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.47%) SEPA
7 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (9.35%) Docker
2 23 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.16%) Firmware
6 1 (0.16%) HDFS
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 61 (9.50%) Kubernetes
2 59 (9.19%) Terraform
3 25 (3.89%) Ansible
4 5 (0.78%) SCCM
5 4 (0.62%) Istio
6 3 (0.47%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.47%) Grafana
6 3 (0.47%) Oozie
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.47%) WSUS
7 2 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.31%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.31%) Puppet
8 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.16%) Packer
8 1 (0.16%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.16%) SCOM
8 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (10.44%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.39%) Google
3 38 (5.92%) Oracle
4 28 (4.36%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (4.21%) SAP
6 17 (2.65%) Adobe
7 13 (2.02%) Databricks
8 9 (1.40%) VMware
9 8 (1.25%) Apple
9 8 (1.25%) hybris
10 7 (1.09%) Cisco
10 7 (1.09%) Tableau
11 5 (0.78%) Cognizant
11 5 (0.78%) IBM
11 5 (0.78%) Meraki
11 5 (0.78%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.62%) Aruba
12 4 (0.62%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.62%) OpenLink
13 3 (0.47%) Talend